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Things to Do, Places to visit and Festivals to Enjoy in Vancouver

A digest of What’s On in and around Vancouver during this weekend including free fun family activities, live music, performing arts & theatre and sports events.

Wave your rainbow flag and see over 130+ parade entries and amazing floats at Vancouver Pride Parade, enjoy the largest celebration of Japanese Canadian arts & culture held in Vancouver’s historic Japanese Canadian neighbourhood, revel in over 50 free concerts along the West Vancouver Waterfront and do not miss the last day Honda Celebration of Lights fireworks.

Whether you are planning a trip exclusively to Vancouver Island or visiting as part of your trip to Vancouver; the capital city of British Columbia, plus the untamed Pacific coast that boasts of littoral rainforests and the wild beaches of Pacific Rim National Park Reserve will nourish the wanderer’s soul within you.

Vancouver is a bustling west coast city and the most populated metro area in western Canada. No matter what time of year, there is always plenty to see and do! If you love the outdoors, there are trails for hiking and cycling in the summer and slopes for skiing in the winter. Pack yourself a picnic and dine al fresco on one of Vancouver’s plentiful beaches and parks. and For those rainy days, there are museums, an aquarium and indoor markets to keep you and the kids busy and dry.

One of the most popular tourist destination in Canada, Vancouver in British Columbia,  offer so much to see and do, that one visit to the city, probably will not be enough. Vancouver, always amongst the top five cities in the world for livability and quality of life,  is named after George… Read More >>

Pacific Rim may have been opened in 1970 but it was a crowd-puller way before that. First Nations like the Nuu-chah-nulth and the Tla-o-qui-aht have called the park home for ages. And hippies camped on its beaches until the government came knocking. Today, shorebirds and dog-walkers share the park’s sandy beaches and surfers ride the waves. Join them and see what else is on offer.

On the surface Kootenay National Park represents everything that we know and love about the Canadian Rockies. Beneath the forests and the rocks, evolutional secrets are perfectly preserved. Here, we encounter hot springs and grounds that only Mother Nature can create.

The crowds keep streaming into this park, unperturbed by thick snow or rising summer temperatures. It’s easy to see what draws them, humongous red cedars give way to a spectacular carpet of wildflowers, their colours and scents permanently imprinted in our memories. And audacious black bears come out to feed, truly untamed and unrestricted.

Top 10 Things to Do at Glacier National Park

Open year round and located only 4-hour drive from Calgary and 6.5-hour drive from Vancouver, Glacier National Park is an easy visit on the TransCanada Highway!

It is impossible to separate Glacier National Park from Canadian history; it was after all a vital piece in the completion of the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) and the Trans-Canada Highway. Professional mountaineers could not resist its dramatic peaks, introducing North Americans to recreational mountain climbing. Do not miss the views of Illecillewaet, Asulkan and Swiss Glaciers.

Vancouver is the place to be this summer! From camping in provincial parks to exploring scenic trails and participating in significant cultural experiences, there is no dearth of family friendly events and activities to do this summer!

A list of few of the performing arts events happening in and around Vancouver in July, 2017.

Canada Day Long Weekend in Vancouver – June 30 to July 3, 2017
Great entertainment, festivals and spectacular fireworks, there is plenty to see & do in Vancouver this weekend!

Canada 150 celebrations in and around Victoria, fireworks, long weekend events, festivals and family fun.

Festivals, Family Activities, Concerts, Live Theatre and Exhibitions in Vancouver during June 2017.

A list of concerts by famous artists headed to Vancouver in 2017. Concerts include Kings Of Leon, Metallica, Lady Gaga & more!

Looking to add a bit more romance to your relationship!? Why not plan a getaway for you and your special someone to ignite that spark? Look no further than your own backyard! Canada offers plenty of remarkable destination to create lasting memories together.

Gather up your besties and plan for a weekend of fun, relaxation, good food and laughs. Make memories that you will all be talking about for years to come.

Festivals, Family Activities, Concerts, Live Theatre and Exhibitions in Vancouver during May 2017.  

Top 10 Things to do in Gulf Islands National Park Reserve

More than fifteen islands and countless islets make up the Gulf Island National Park Reserve. They are surrounded by azure waters that are protected from the storms of the Pacific Ocean. Sailing and paddling effortlessly give way to hiking and birdwatching creating an unforgettable holiday of exploration and family fun. Gulf Island is one of eight National Park Reserves, located on the Southern Coast of British Columbia.

Celebrate Spring in Vancouver! Enjoy Cherry Blossom Festival, trek to Abbotsford for annual Blossom Tulip Festival! Take the whole family to enjoy Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella at Queen Elizabeth Theatre, rockout with The Weeknd at Legend of the Fall 2017 World Tour.

Festivals, Family Activities, Concerts, Live Theatre and Exhibitions in Vancouver during March 2017

Experience Canada through these twenty-five incredible winter activities and festivals celebrating the uniqueness of winter.

A list of 10 wild animals of Canada and where to go to find them in their natural habitats.